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White Hair in the 80s - Episode 294

White Hair in the 80s - Episode 294

This week was pretty normal for us outside of the podcast. In the news we talk about the PS5 fast load patent, ActRaiser’s spiritual successor SolSeraph, Remedy getting the right back to Alan Wake, Sony buying Remedy rumors, the gaming console makers write letter warning of tariffs, Epic’s refunding of Shenmue 3 backers and a new Evil Dead game is in the works. Dustin played a lot of Castlevania while Scott finish Cadence of Hyrule and is liking into Mario Maker 2. Enjoy!

Professionally Useless - Episode 290

This week Scott’s keyboard went wonky so that was fun! In the news we talk about an update to Gradius III to fix the frame rate, Bloodstained gets a release date, Intellevision’s Amico, Earthworm Jim Amico exclusive, New Gaming segmentation and Retro RGB’s article on a YPbPr. Dustin has been playing Sekiro, Metal Warriors and Scott finally bought Nier Automata. Enjoy!

The Movie They Deserve - Episode 289

This week is the ol’ for Dustin and Scott’s dancing is critiqued. In the news we talk about Epic Games acquiring makers of Rocket League, Sonic movie trailer, Shovel Knight is actually 3D, Microsoft hits $1 Trillion in value, Breath of the Wild’s first person mod, The Dark Room removed from The Switch and hidden music tracks. Dustin played a lot more Sekiro while Scott played Nier Automata, Blaster Master Zero 2 and Mario Tennis Online Demo. Enjoy!

Nintendo Power Vacuum - Episode 288

This week Scott gives corrections from last week’s PS5 talk and Dustin is high Sekiro. In the news this week we discuss Famitsu’s readers ranking their top-20 games from the last twenty years, Ys IX releases in Japan in September 28, Half Life 2 mod turns it into Titanfall 2, Nintendo removes DS to WiiU from it’s website, Gaming Historian’s video on the Hot Seat and Nintendo crushes the dreams of a C64 mod. Dustin has been playing Sekiro and Scott has been playing Tetris 99, Cuphead, and more Doki doki panic. Enjoy!

Dozens of Us! - Episode 282

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This week Dustin has more Halloween gadgets and Scott reminisces about terrible spy kits he had as a kid. In the news this week we talk about Bloodstain being delayed, the Spooky bundle from Humble Bundle, an interesting SNES Mini add on called the Classic 2 Magic, Canceled Sega Genesis game called Hardcore getting released in 2019, Windjammers 2, and Objectively the worst Mario Maker Level. Dustin took his son to a real arcade and played Alan Wake. Scott played some Super Mario Bros 2 All-Stars edition and more Dead Cells. Enjoy!

Intro Music: Ben Landis - Through The Forest
Outro Music: Kubbi - Sleet

Hagane of Steam Cards - Episdoe 279

This week Dustin goes deeper down the rabbit hole with some Australian Root Beer and Scott compares the band Gojira to Contra. In news this week we cover the biggest battle of Eve Online ever, Steam allowing a game to cryptojack PCs, a 7 year old publishes and gets positive reviews of a game on Steam, the NES Classic outsells the PS4, Xbox One and Switch in June, and how to pronounce NES. Dustin has been playing Splatterhouse, Cursed Castilla EX and Flashback 25th Anniversary while Scott got more into Sonic Mania Plus. Enjoy!

Golf with Ludacris - Episode 277

This week Dustin makes progress on his quest to play all of the Ys games and Scott talks about the fun in making famous characters in Tiger Woods 2004. In the news we talk about the Uncharted fan film with Nation Fillion, Octopath Traveler selling well at retail, a typo causing the AI issues in Aliens Colonial Marines, a Virtual Boy Emulator for Oculus Rift, No Man's Sky big update and why we're impressed, and the emulator in Animal Crossing can actually play any NES game. Dustin play two Ys games, Final Fight, Bloodstained Curse of the Moon and found old PS2 memory cards. Scott reviews Ready Player One, played Mario Kart with his friend in Shanghai, and is trying to beat Jeromy's (Cartoon Retrocast) high score in Pinball for the NES. Enjoy!

Setup the Knuckle Puck - Episode 275

This week is the triumphant return of Dustin! Despite some technical issues it didn't take long to get back into the groove. In the news we talk about Jim Carey being rumored to play Eggman in a new Sonic movie, PUBG dropping it's lawsuit of Fornite/Epic in South Korea, the return of the NES Classic, Google's plan to get into console gaming, and a Canadian robbery set to the Metal Gear soundtrack. Dustin has been playing Y's Origin and got back into DOOM 2016 plus more! Enjoy!

Burnt Down Star Wars - Episode 272

This week Dustin is on maternity leave and our good buddy Xearrik joined to fill in! Some of the news we cover includes Cyberpunk 2077 marketing about to begin, Valve buying Campo Santo, Ben Brode leaving Blizzard, Ikaruga coming to Switch, the Atar VCS and an update for Bloodstained. We talk a lot about God of War with no spoilers too! Enjoy!

Psychology of Top Tens - Episode 266

This week Dustin talks about fixing his Twin Duo and Scott enjoyed Annihilation. Some of the news topics we discuss include Giantbomb TV, Castlevania Easter Egg in CORPORATE, March PlayStation Plus games are good, PS 3 and Vita being discontinued from PS Plus in 2019, Long lost Donkey Kong 3 for PC, Chrono Trigger's PC port, Outlast and Diablo 3 coming to Switch, Forza Horizon is now backwards compatible with Xbox One. Enjoy!